Short Range M2M connectivity technologies: fragmentation will characterize the market

31 December 2013
Report type: Research Note
Author(s): Margaret Ranken
Keywords: M2M, machine-to-machine, LPWA, Sigfox, Neul, Weightless, WiFi, Zigbee, Z-Wave, Powerline, HomePlug, GreenPhy, Bluetooth, Low Energy
Number of Pages: 5

Obtaining adequate in-building coverage for M2M applications is challenging – devices may be in basements or behind metal covers or there may be solid walls dividing the property. A number of solutions have been proposed using wireless and powerline communications or a combination of both, but which should application designers be incorporating into their solutions?

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